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NEP UK scraps pen and paper lipsync calculations at Wimbledon 2021 with trial of Hitomi MatchBox Glass

NEP recently ran a trial using Hitomi’s MatchBox Glass lip sync app at the Wimbledon Championships 2021 to reduce the need for pen and paper calculations to synchronise audio and video. The issue at the Champs for NEP, which was providing technical facilities for host broadcaster, Wimbledon Broadcast Services (WBS), is the multiple and widely […]  More

AE Live delivers graphics solutions remotely for The Hundred

AE Live is providing remote match and presentation graphics solutions for Sky Sports’ coverage of the new England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)-owned and organised cricket tournament The Hundred. Using purpose-built pods, which are on-net with major connectivity partners, AE is able to deliver its services to any well-connected venue or production hub. For The Hundred, […]  More

Live from Tokyo Olympics: Swimming at Aquatics Centre photo gallery

The activities at the Tokyo Aquatics Center are in overdrive as the swimming competitions are underway and diving will soon be in the mix. SVG was on site today to capture some pictures of the broadcast professionals who have been hard at work in difficult circumstances and the unique sights and sounds of this unique […]  More

Tokyo, Leeds, London: Channel 4 outlines the grand plan for its most in-depth Paralympic coverage yet

UK broadcaster Channel 4 is planning its most ambitious ever Paralympic Games coverage for Tokyo 2020, including a hugely representative team of on-screen talent as well as a new microsite that will allow fans to view over 1,000 hours of sports coverage over 16 live streams, on top of its linear offering that will total […]  More

EVS operator to director: Nikki Beers on her path from sports broadcasting in Holland to the Tokyo Olympics

“It’s a bit of an odd story how I got into the TV broadcasting world,” writes sports director, EVS lead and assistant director for entertainment shows at Argus Productions, Nikki Beers. Right now Beers is in Japan working for Olympic Broadcast Services at the Oi Hockey Stadium as assistant director on the South Pitch. “I […]  More

OBS takes UHD HDR, cloud, AI and 5G to new heights at Tokyo Games

The pandemic may have caused the OBS (Olympic Broadcasting Services) team to pause its efforts but it didn’t pause a focus on innovation as the Tokyo Olympics will long be remembered as the launching point of some major technological efforts. Top industry trends like UHD, HDR, spatial audio, cloud services, AI, and 5G will all […]  More

Entries now open for 2021 Rise Awards

Rise, an advocacy group for women in the broadcast media technology sector, has opened entries for its annual Rise Awards with the introduction of three new categories, Company Award for Investment in Women, Influencer Award and Student Award. Submissions and nominations are encouraged from across the global broadcast media technology audience to showcase talent across […]  More

White Light helps raise the game for ITV Sport’s virtual studio coverage of the UEFA Euro 2020 Championship

Having previously delivered many creative technical solutions for ITV Sport’s studios during major sporting events, White Light (WL) was recently engaged for the commercial broadcaster’s coverage of the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship. Working under the direction of Paul McNamara, senior director and executive producer for major events at ITV Sport, WL worked alongside some […]  More

Tokyo Olympics: Six innovations to help viewers understand the Games in new ways

Every Olympics provides the team at Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) with an opportunity to take advantage of new technologies and give the production teams new storytelling tools that can help viewers understand various sports in a deeper way. The Tokyo Games are no different. Here are some of the top innovations to look for:  More